Reduviidae

noun
assassin bugs
Syn: ↑family Reduviidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Heteroptera, ↑suborder Heteroptera
Member Meronyms: ↑assassin bug, ↑reduviid, ↑Triatoma, ↑genus Triatoma, ↑Arilus, ↑genus Arilus

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\\ˌrejəˈvīəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Reduvius, type genus + -idae
: a very large and widely distributed family of bloodsucking hemipterous insects comprising the assassin bugs and having a short 3-jointed proboscis that is curved back under the head when at rest and 3-jointed tarsi — see triatoma

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